President Barack Obama signed the reauthorization of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act which includes the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act Dec. 20, 2010. With this act, the Senate and the House, with support from both parties, and all points on the political spectrum authorized funding for services for the prevention of child abuse.
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By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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It May Just Save a Child's Life!!